William Scott "Bill" Schaeffer, 52, of Gilbertsville, passed from this life into the arms of his Savior on Monday, June 17, 2013 in Steuban, N.Y. as a result of a work-related accident.
Born in Norristown, he was the son of Wilson & Jane (Moyer) Schaeffer; the loving husband of Helena (Reyes) Schaeffer, with whom he shared 24 years of marriage. Bill attended Owen J. Roberts H.S., served in the United States Air Force, served his apprenticeship with Local 380, & was a Licensed Master Electrician last working for JMG Construction.
He was a loving husband & father and an active member of the community & church. He lived to help his family & friends, who would describe him as invincible. He is survived by his former wife: Ray Ann (Gill) Kornoski; his children: Kerri (wife of Bryan Drey), Todd (husband of Jennifer), W. Scott, Jr., Dalton & Sierra; his nephew: Kyler Reyes, with whom he's been a father figure; his grandchildren: Avery & Cameron Schaeffer and Kaelin & Tylor Drey; and his siblings: Christopher, Rodney & Cindy Schnovel. Visitation with the family will be held at Harvest Fellowship of Colebrookdale, 584 Colebrookdale Rd Boyertown, from 9:30-11 a.m., followed by a Celebration of Bill's Life on Saturday June 29 at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers donations to Bill's youngest are being accepted at Susquehanna Bank of Boyertown.
Blankenbiller Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Oley is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, visit www.blankenbillerfh.com